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Russian offer to NATO mission
MOSCOW, JULY 8.Russia has offered technical assistance to NATO's peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan, said the Russian defence chief today. Speaking after the Russian-French security consultations, the Russian Defence Minister, Sergei Ivanov, ...
Child, only survivor in crash
KHARTOUM (SUDAN), JULY 8.A two-year-old boy was the only survivor after a Sudanese airliner crashed minutes after take-off on Tuesday, killing 116 people, officials said. The Boeing 737 had just left Port Sudan on the north-eastern Red Sea ...
New coalition Govt. for Belgium
BRUSSELS: The Belgian Prime Minister, Guy Verhofstadt , clinched a deal on Tuesday between liberals and socialists to form a new coalition Government on a platform of job creation and boosting the economy. Following a second day of marathon ...
13 die, millions stranded
Beijing: At least 13 people have died in the worst floods in China's Huaihe river valley for more than a decade, affecting a whopping 34 million people and displacing 378,000 people in Anhui province, state media reported on Tuesday. The Ministry ...
New evidence in shuttle probe
Washington: Investigators of the space shuttle Columbia disaster have said they had discovered the ``smoking gun'' that proves a piece of foam insulation damaged the ship's heat shield, causing it to break apart on re-entry. In a test, the ...
India & World
`Pakistan says it is not desperate for talks'
ISLAMABAD, JULY 8.Islamabad has declared that ideas emanating from ``some quarters'' in India for Joint Secretary-level talks were not acceptable and accused New Delhi of being not serious in moving towards dialogue. The Pakistan Foreign Office ...
Musharraf has not stopped infiltration, says Mishra
PARIS, JULY 8.India's National Security Adviser and Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Brajesh Mishra, today rejected the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's claims in Paris last week that he had done everything in his power to stop ...
Indo-Bangla JEC meet from July 15
DHAKA, JULY 8. The Indo-Bangladesh Joint Economic Commission (JEC) conference, scheduled here for July 15 and 16 will discuss various bilateral issues, including the "increasing non-tariff barriers" to Bangladesh's exports to the Indian ...
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